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If you are in the process of building a company culture that employees will want to be a part of every day, here are some ideas that I’ve used over my career as a member of management. While it may not retain everyone, it will at least provide a foundation from which growth can occur.

  • Establish leadership development programs.
  • Coach team members to develop their skills through roleplay.
  • Provide training so people can learn and grow.
  • Inspire team members by helping them achieve their career goals.
  • Provide productivity and support tools needed for them to succeed.
  • Create individual and team incentive programs.
  • Reward hard work and encourage the delivery of memorable customer experiences.
  • Foster an open communication environment.
  • Allow employees to creatively personalize their work environments.

There is a cost to do this of course, but the cost of a revolving door needs to be considered as well. One can easily offset the other!


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